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Marketing Strategist (Temporary)

NY/LA/Remote (US Only)


Polygon and The Verge are seeking a temporary Marketing Strategist (20 week assignment) to help support the brand's marketing and revenue objectives, spanning multiple lines of businesses, sponsorships, and special projects. The ideal candidate will serve as a key player across different teams to develop and maintain a consistent pipeline of brand opportunities and report into the General Manager of Polygon and The Verge, part of the Network Development group.


As Polygon and The Verge continue to grow both in terms of brand impact, audience scale, and complex business objectives, this role requires a creative oriented individual who is able to flawlessly manage multiple work streams, all while balancing insights and creativity to help grow the brands into the future.


WHO WE ARE


Polygon is a modern entertainment brand, covering the media that young people love. We connect our audience directly to the content they want to enjoy; to the culture and the inclusive community they want to be a part of; and to the stories and ideas they otherwise wouldn’t know existed. The Verge is an ambitious multimedia effort founded in 2011 to examine how technology will change life in the future for a massive mainstream audience. Both are part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.


As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our


WHAT YOU'LL DO


  • Collaborate with editorial and revenue leadership to develop best-in-class marketing materials, rooted in insights, a strong editorial point of view, and commercial viability
  • Proactively identify audience trends and business opportunities to elevate The Verge’s and Polygon’s brand relevance among advertisers and partners
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding and keen insight into market research and analysis to inform go-to-market decisions and strategic planning
  • Develop key brand messaging and positioning to support macro-level brand needs, as well as specific in-market and RFP-based requests
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to generate sales opportunities and sponsorships, overseeing the process from ideation and development to partner education
  • Preemptively navigate and optimize processes throughout the sales cycle to better serve both external and internal partners, including optimizing processes and organizational structure
  • Maintain an editorial calendar and a database of marketing collateral for both sales and brand development partnerships
  • Participate in partnership meetings to pitch and sell-through editorial programs
  • Provide additional support for special projects across Polygon and The Verge, encompassing events, communications, content production, and more

 

WHO YOU ARE


  • 3 - 4 years of experience in brand, advertising or a creative strategy marketing function
  • Excels at presentation creation, with an eye towards beautiful and impactful storytelling. Must be comfortable building decks from scratch (especially Google Slides)
  • Shows attention to detail in a fast-paced media and entertainment environment
  • Deep understanding of media planning, sponsorships, and packaging across platforms
  • Committed to supporting to supporting journalism and understands the ethical lines of editorial and advertising
  • Immersed in gaming, entertainment, and technology news, culture, and trends


  • WHY VOX MEDIA?
  • WHAT WE OFFER
  • This is a temporary, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.


OUR DEI+ COMMITMENT


Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here


Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (recruitment@voxmedia.com).

 

WHAT COMES NEXT


Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.


PAY TRANSPARENCY


The pay rate listed below represents the minimum and maximum total compensation for this position at the time of this posting. Final compensation offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate's skills and experience.


Pay Transparency — Flat Rate

$80,000—$105,000 USD

The leading modern media company — influential editorial properties, premium advertising, and innovative technology.

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FUNDING
Private
DEPARTMENTS
Marketing
SECTOR
Media & Publishing
TEAM SIZE
1001-5000
LOCATION
Remote
DATE POSTED
January 29, 2024

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